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It’s a Gift

James Holcombe, 27, was arrested in Daytona Beach, Fla., in an alleged gift card theft scheme. Investigators seized 10,442 gift cards as evidence, and Holcombe and his father were charged with racketeering and conspiracy. After he was released on bail, Holcombe was arrested again a short time later: he allegedly tried to sell up to 1,000 gift cards — to raise money to pay his defense attorney. (RC/Daytona Beach News-Journal) ...It’s telling that his attorney didn’t want them as payment.
Original Publication Date: 17 January 2016
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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